The month of love has arrived! Since it is also my birthday month, I am learning to love on God and myself. Although I would love to be in a healthy...keyword HEALTHY relationship, that's not my reality right now and that's okay. I wanted to revisit a blog I wrote last year for Domestic Queens. … Continue reading Vday the Single Way
Hurt people heal people.
I have been somewhat counseling some of my friends. This was completely involuntary on my part. Don’t get me wrong, I love them dearly and will do anything I can, but I often feel very unqualified to give advice. I haven’t experienced a lot of things or even pains that they have in regards to … Continue reading Hurt people heal people.
Stop self-medicating & meditate!
It is always a good time to protect your peace.
think deeply or focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.
think deeply or carefully about (something).
Synonyms: contemplate, think, consider, ponder, muse, reflect, deliberate, ruminate, chew the cud, brood, mull something over
plan mentally; consider.
People have been covering up their issues by self-medicating for numerous years. Either they are hopping into meaningless relationships to feel the void.. Or they are partying, drinking, and indulging drugs to shift their focus. I can attest to going through a rough patch and wanting nothing more than to take my mind off of the strife. Misery and negativity were consuming me and my life. I had sleepless nights, restless days, trouble focusing, and I couldn’t do anything by drive myself crazy with thoughts of my current struggle.
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2018 goals be like…
Yes. I know that my title is not proper grammar, but I am so excited (nervous, scared and all) about my goals for this year. This year, it's time to remove try from my vocabulary and just do it! As this blog goes into its second year. YAY! I want to be intentional about what … Continue reading 2018 goals be like…
No going backwards: 30 is the new 30
I cannot believe that my 31st birthday is right around the corner! It feels like just a few days ago I was in the DR celebrating my Dynamic 30 with my mother and a few friends. Where does the time really go, people? Where!? This year, I learned a lot about myself. From how I … Continue reading No going backwards: 30 is the new 30
December Rules: Go!
Get that haircut Try that lipstick Wear that color Buy the book Write the book Take the trip Say yes to the new opportunity Say no Take a day off Learn the instrument Start the blog Stare the YouTube Channel Take yourself on a date In 2018, promise yourself that you will GO! It is … Continue reading December Rules: Go!
December Rules: Give the gift of Goodbye
A few years ago while at a women's empowerment event in Nashville, something one of the speaker's said will never leave me. Whether its a personal relationship or a business relationship, learn the gift of goodbye. I remember thinking of how simple, but powerful the concept was. She went on to point out how most … Continue reading December Rules: Give the gift of Goodbye
December Rules: Process your feelings
Okay...so I definitely didn't make it to 31 December Rules. It's okay, don't judge me. One thing I will definitely be working on in 2018 is consistency! However, I have a very valid reason as to why I haven't kept up with my December Rules. I've been working! I was fully booked with editing clients … Continue reading December Rules: Process your feelings
My Year in Recovery
So here's the thing...I didn't even realize this blog was a year old until those Facebook memories that I have a love/hate relationship with reminded me. Sad. Hey. It is what it is. But I'm still very excited to celebrate this journey and all I've learned this year from starting this blog. I wrote my … Continue reading My Year in Recovery
December Rules: Have an awesome playlist
Music makes the world go round. I have so many playlists for all my different moods and it's a great age for music. Although I'm not really a fan of new music, Apple Music, Tidal, YouTube and Spotify give us all access to the classics and our all-time favorites. I'm sure you've seen memes of … Continue reading December Rules: Have an awesome playlist